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Don’t Miss Next Practitioner in Residence Session, March 5-9, 2018
Healthcare professionals can spend a one-week “rotation” at ISMP’s office in suburban Philadelphia, PA, to train directly with national experts. Participants learn to use a unique model for identifying and controlling risk, and can also get help with specific organizational challenges and planning high-leverage safety initiatives. Spaces for the March rotation are going fast, so sign up soon. To learn more or to enroll in a session, call Michelle Mandrack, MSN, RN at 215-947-7797.
Register for a 2018 MSI Workshop
The last Medication Safety Intensive Workshop (MSI) sold out quickly! Act now to avoid being put on the waiting list for 2018—you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to maximize your organization's error prevention efforts. To register: www.ismp.org/sc?id=637
Sign up now for the next quarterly MSOS Member Briefings webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST. Topics will include:
- Expanding the Use of Capnography to Monitor High Risk Opioid Patients
- Safe Use of EPINEPhrine
- Meeting the New ISMP Best Practice: Eliminating Injectable Promethazine
- ISMP update.
This free webinar has limited attendance and is restricted to MSOS members. For registration information, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3875384151275245570
High Alert Self Assessment Deadline: February 28, 2018
Healthcare facilities that would like to participate in the first ISMP Medication Safety Self Assessment for High-Alert Medications must submit their data by February 28, 2018. This is a unique opportunity to evaluate your best practices related to high-alert medications and obtain weighted scores to compare with demographically similar organizations. Participation can also help meet requirements for managing high-alert medications from regulatory and accrediting agencies. To access the self assessment workbook, go to: www.ismp.org/selfassessments/SAHAM/Default.aspx
Don't Miss February Just Culture Certification Course
Time is running out to register for Outcome Engenuity (OE) and ISMP's Medication Safety Focused Just Culture Certification Course, being offered February 21-22 in Phoenix, AZ. Learn how to lead your organization through a culture transformation, which is essential for effective error prevention, and receive a subscription to the Just Culture Assessment Tool. Sign up with ISMP's discount code (ISMP2018) to receive $200 off registration. For more information, visit: www.ismp.org/sc?id=3040.
For those questions submitted during the MSOS Member Briefings Webinar on December 14, 2017, answers are now available from the speakers at: www.medsafetyofficer.org/sites/default/files/answers_to_unanswered_webinar_questions.pdf.
For a copy of the slides and other handouts, go to: www.medsafetyofficer.org/content/december-msos-member-briefing
Answers to the June 2017 and September 2017 webinar are also available on the MSOS website. Links to the respective webinars can be found on the left side of the home page.
Our next MSOS Member Briefings webinar is scheduled to Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 1:00-2:00pm EST. More information on this webinar will be available in a few weeks.